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  • Pennsylvania German Origins
  • The Liebesbrief
  • Certificates
  • Shelf Paper
  • Doilies
  • Mantle Paper
  • Children's Fantasies
  • A Rediscovered Collection
  • Tips on Cutting
  • Single-fold Designs
  • Double Folds
  • Triple Folds
  • Using Stencil Letters and Numerals
  • Designing Within a Border
  • Antiquing and Adding Texture
  • Using a Limited Palette
  • Inspiration for Cuttings

Title: Scherenschnitte: Traditional Papercutting
Author/Designer: Claudia Hopf
Format/Publication Date: TPB:1977(mine is a 7th printing, 1995)
Publisher: Applied Arts Publishers, Lebanon, PA
Language: English
Page Count: 32
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 11" x 8 1/2"
ISBN: 0911410449

SUMMARY- This isn't so much a pattern book as a gallery of traditional uses for scherenschnitte. I was suprised at the number of ways it was employed. This is an interesting read for those curious about the origins of this craft. It doesn't go into great depth, but rather gives an overview.